23 February 2018

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 06:57

Reconstruction Work On Roads In Herat City Begins

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Herat (BNA) Reconstruction process of streets and roads inside Herat city began yesterday.
According to deputy of Herat city council Wahid Payman renovation of roads in various city districts of Herat has started and will be completed within two weeks. 
He added that the first phase of renovation of roads in 3th and 10th city districts has started and nearly 15 km roads that needed renovation was included in the project.
He asserted that the first phase worth 20 million Afghani was underway, while the second phase of renovation that included 30m would be completed with total cost of 40 million Afghani.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Nili (BNA) Construction work on Sokhtook electricity dam in Daikundi will be completed within a month.
According to Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), construction work on the dam will soon complete and will generate electricity within a month, DABS says that Sokhtook electricity dam, which located in vicinity of Nili, capital city of Daikundi, constructed with total cost of 55 million funded by DABS.
The dam will generate 700 kilowatts electricity and is to maintain electricity for 2000 families in the city.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National Security Advisor, during his stay to Saudi Arabia met with the friendly country’s Foreign Minister, Abdul Aziz Bene-e-Saud, his office said in a statement.
The national security advisor discussed some issues including fighting terrorism, peace process drugs production and trafficking and most importantly the condition of the Afghans and the Afghan trader residing in Saudi Arabia, according to the statement.
The national security advisor is expected to meet some other Saudi Arabia authorities, the statement said.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abullah met yesterday with representatives of Samangan people in national assembly.
In the meeting, Al-Hajj Makhdoom Muhibullah Forqani, Makhdoom Abdullah Mohammadi and Masouma Khawari and Sayed Safiullah Hashimi, representatives of Samangan people in national assembly praised the country’s chief executive for his role in management of situation in the province.
Representatives of Samangan people in national assembly by stressing on protection of unity among the people of Samangan and north of the country asked chief executive for further attention to improvement of situation in the province.
It is worth mentioning that the country’s chief executive in continuous contacts with former governor, newly-appointed governor and elders of Samangan managed the situation and finally Abdul Latif Ibrahimi was introduced as new governor and Dr. Ziawuddin Zia as deputy governor of the province based on decision of national unity government.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) CE Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, chairing the meeting of senior working group for protection of non-militaries, urged more and effective steps to prevent civilians’ death during the antiterrorism operations, his office said Tuesday.
A statement from his office said the meeting was attended by senior officials from the county’s security entities, deputy to the UN special envoy to Afghanistan stated that Afghan security forces were successful in prevention of civilians casualties during their antiterrorism operations in the last 12 months and that the casualties statistics have reduced compared to the last year.
Also, representatives from NATO, UNAMA and the UNHCR expressed satisfaction with the reduction of civilians death during the Afghan forces clashes with the militants, but asked for further measure in this field, said the statement.
Masum Stanekzai, Head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said that under his led administration policy civilians’ death has reduced, but asked for more international sanction on the countries supporting terrorism and providing them with explosive ordnances.
Deputy to the ministry of defense on policy affairs also said the ministry had full attention to prevent civilian casualties. Dr. Abdullah said that according to reports, rules, performances, punishments and public awareness have grown better compared to the past, but civilian’s death was still shocking.
He directed the security organizations to set up a joint secretary to hand the programs to help the related affairs go ahead successfully and work for reducing of civilian casualties.
 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 06:46

Change Social Association’s Members Call On VP

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Head and members of Change Social Association called on Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh yesterday.
Praising the second vice president for his role and efforts towards institutionalization of rule of law and bringing reforms in Afghanistan governance system, members of CSA stressed that current circumstances and problems of Afghanistan could be easily addressed through moderate policies and wisely execution of policies. They considered rational policies of the second vice president in big social and political issues of the country as a defendable example by young and educated generation.
Participants in the meeting also briefed various goals and programs of the organization and asked the second vice president for his instruction in this regard. Second Vice President SarwarDanesh while praising the organization for its key and valuable programs and having seriousness and impetus in this regard promised he would spare no cooperation towards improvement of cultural and academic organizations.
Pointing to past bitter changes, second vice president considered protection of coherence and unity of various cultural forces as principal condition for the success of social organizations, adding that the country’s cultural and academic organizations should promote rational ways and visions for academically changing the society and avoid sectarian approaches. At the end of the meeting, second vice president promised their demands would be reviewed and addressed.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the National Procurement Commission’s “NPC” meeting was held yesterday at presidential palace.
In the session, 10 projects were reviewed and discussed and as a result, seven new projects worth more than 481 million Afghani were approved.
Contract of overtime of 15 km road project inside of Mazar-e-Sharif city, contract of reconstruction project of 30.68 km macadamized road and its canal from Doaabi – Malam area of Khost Fereng district of Baghlan, contract for appointment of partner organization for implementation of Citizen Covenant Project in Jalalabad city, contract for procurement of fuel to directorate of VIP’s security and protection for 1397 fiscal year and contract for procurement of 77 items of equipment to general directorate of transmission and information technology for 1397 fiscal year.
In the session, the country’s President instructed that for addressing improper condition in management of public protection enterprise, a session should be held under his chairmanship and with participation of ministers of finance, economy and national procurement authority as well as public protection enterprise.
Moreover, report of a delegation tasked for reviewing general directorate of prisons and custodies was discussed and the minister of interior was tasked to deliver principal reform plan of the respective directorate to presidential office as well as suggestions of the tasked delegation should be implemented and its report should be shared with Attorney General Office for investigation of violations.
 

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, in a ceremony at the presidential Palace, laid emphasizes on the standardization of medical services and said: “We will not have order and service enter unless we have standardization,” a statement said Tuesday.
According to the statement released through media from the Presidential Press Office, the president commended the doctors’ hard works in providing medical services to the people, said that standardization of health system would help rescue millions of lives.
In the doctors’ electronic name registration ceremony, in which chairwoman of the medical council of Afghanistan, Dr. Nasrin Oryakhil spoke about the importance of the electronically registration of the doctors’ names, the president encouraged the doctors and said: “You are the best cadres of the country and the people count on you,” the statement quoted.
He said any step you are taking in standardization of health system, helps millions of lives rescued, according to the statement.
Millions of USD from both the people and the government pour into the pockets of foreign doctors outside the country, “If we don’t have standardized hospital. There is a need for change in form of the medical tourism.”
The president emphasized on a political health entities and said there was a need for wide reforms in this field as the people require, the statement said.
 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 06:40

300 Displaced Families Received Aids

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) The refugees and repatriation office of Kapisa province assisted foodstuffs for 305 displaced families.
Hafiz Ahmad Meyakhail press advisor of refugees and repatriation ministry told BNA, the foodstuffs included, rice, bean, ghee, sugar, tea, blanket and kitchen tools.
Another report says that assistance also took place for 441 displaced families by refugees and returnees office of Kunduz province.
The assistance took place by DACAR organization in Chardara District and including health packages.
T. Yarzada
 

Wednesday, 21 February 2018 06:38

72 Armed Oppositions Killed Across The Country

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Kabul (BNA) Security and defense forces conducting several clearing operations in various parts of the country killed 75 armed oppositions, wounded 18 others.
According to national defense ministry press office to BNA, the operations conducted with support of air and artillery forces in Nangarhar, Laghman, Khost, Ghazni, Kandahar, Urozgan, Zabul, Herat, Farah, Faryab, Takhar, Badghis, Nimroz and Helmand provinces.
T. Yarzada
 

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